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What you 'Like' in Facebook can come back to haunt you

John P. Mello Jr. | March 14, 2013
Researchers find correlation between 'likes' and sexual preference, drug use and race.

The kinds of information the researchers discerned from Facebook likes could result in real danger to a person, said Adi Kamdar, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in San Francisco.

"It can be especially dangerous for people in repressive countries or even in some states where acknowledging something like sexual orientation could lead to some really awful consequences," he said.

 

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